There are 4 ways to get from Sion to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Sion to Visp 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB 8 / ...

$91 - $167

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Sion to Lausanne Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne to Zurich Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Clermont-Ferrand > Saint-Etienne > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Genève - Gare routière > Lausanne > Fribourg > Berne > Zurich > Bâle Centre / ...

$47 - $79

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sion to Zürich 173 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Sion to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$115 - $247

What companies run services between Sion, Switzerland and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Sion to Zürich via Visp in around 3 h 12 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Visp
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sion to Zürich?

The distance between Sion and Zürich is 156 km. The road distance is 277 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sion to Zürich?

The cheapest way to get from Sion to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sion to Zürich?

The quickest way to get from Sion to Zürich is to drive which takes 2 h 47 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 55.

Is there a direct train between Sion and Zürich?

No, there is no direct train from Sion to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Sion and arriving at Zürich HB via Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

How long does it take to get from Sion to Zürich?

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Sion to Zürich, including transfers.